Alienated America: Why Some Communities Thrive While Others Collapse

Timothy P. Carney | 2019
Posted in: Rural/Urban Divide Working Class Experiences
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Timothy P. Carney traveled across the U.S. and found that the difference between communities that were thriving and those that were not was the lack of social capital in the latter. Churches and synagogues, Rotary clubs and VFW posts, PTAs and youth sports organizations—when they stop flourishing, the community does, too.